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What is “Jamhaila”?

The Salimpour School's "Jamhaila" concept is important for our students to understand. Abigail Keyes wrote a short explanation that we provide below.   A longer version of her explanation that includes historical background can be found on the Resources page under "Suhaila Phrase Process" under Documentation (Click Here) of the website. What is “Jamhaila”? “Jamhaila” is the [...]

By |2020-06-01T17:14:12-07:00September 7th, 2016|Certification Program, Salimpour School|Comments Off on What is “Jamhaila”?

Salimpour School Licensed Instructors

The Salimpour School is proud to announce our CEC Licensed Instructor program. Select weekly technique classes, specialty classes, and workshops have been licensed so that you can earn your Salimpour School CECs with these Suhaila L5 certified dancers. Here is a list of the CEC centers: Albany, CA: Salimpour Home Studio San Diego, CA: Rachel [...]

By |2016-04-19T15:36:48-07:00April 19th, 2016|Certification Program, Salimpour School, School News|Comments Off on Salimpour School Licensed Instructors

Summer Workshop Contest 2016

We are excited to announce an optional contest for the dancers who attend one of the workshops held at my studio this summer.  The winner will receive a one year subscription to online classes. What does dance mean to me? Create an artistic representation of what dance means to you.  It can be a drawing, [...]

By |2019-05-28T12:47:51-07:00March 2nd, 2016|Certification Program, Salimpour School, School News|Comments Off on Summer Workshop Contest 2016

Listening to Music

Most of us have time to listen to music, even if we just put on some background music.  But every little bit of time exposed to the music, even music in the background, makes a difference.  Give some thought to how you might listen to more Middle Eastern music.  Think about playing the original classics [...]

By |2015-04-22T16:37:01-07:00April 28th, 2015|Certification Program|Comments Off on Listening to Music

School News: Updated Performance Catalog Requirements

The School has revised the Level 4 Personal Performance Catalog requirements for the Suhaila and Jamila format certification programs. The new requirements can be found at this link: http://www.salimpourschool.com/performance-catalogs/ These changes go into effect immediately and will apply to anyone testing after August 2015. For potential 2016 testers, compare the requirements against the catalogs you [...]

By |2015-04-22T16:12:51-07:00April 22nd, 2015|Certification Program, School News|Comments Off on School News: Updated Performance Catalog Requirements